13 June 2013 – Thursday Afternoon

  • Parallel Sessions B
  • Coffee Break
  • Parallel Sessions C
  • Break
  • EDEN Annual General Meeting
  • Book and Wine Party

14:30 – 16:00 Parallel Sessions B

Session B1
Enhancing Learning Experience: Student Motivations and Attitudes

Chair: Bill McNeill, The College of Estate Management, United Kingdom

TalentCampus: Novel Approaches and Environments to Help Learners Reveal, Develop and Capitalise their Talent

Sebastien Chevalier, Fondation de Cooperation Scientifique Bourgogne Franche-Comte, Deborah Arnold, University of Burgundy, Muriel Henry, Universite de Bourgogne, Arnaud Catinot, Polytechnicum Bourgogne Franche-Comte, France

Eliciting Students’ Voices through Screencast-assisted ‘Feedback on Feedback’

Maria Fernandez-Toro, Concha Furnborough, The Open University, United Kingdom

“I Enjoyed Using SRS in the Classroom” – A Research Study of Student Response System in Norwegian Classes and in Further Education of Language Teachers in Norway

Heidi Broseth, Helene Hauge, Helene Norbeck, Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU, Norway

Student Motivation and Engagement in 1:1 Digital Learning with “Time To Know” (T2K) – Highlight Results from Cross Country Studies

Rinat Shahaf-Barzilay, Dovi Weiss, Time To Know, Israel

Session B2
Smart ICT, Media and Mobiles for Learning

Chair: Joe Cullen, Arcola Research LLP, United Kingdom

Writing Your Way to Reading – On the Computer with a Sounding Keyboard and a Synthesizer

Kari Gregersen, Norwegian Institute for Adult Learning – VOX, Norway

Innovation in University Learning with New Technologies

Maria Luisa Sevillano Garcia, Genoveva Levi Orta, Eduardo Ramos Mendez, Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia – UNED, Donaciano Bartolome Crespo, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

‘Smart e-Ducation’ Digital Whiteboard to Tablet Interaction to Enhance Active Learning for E-Learning 2.0

Peter Haber, Hasanovic Zenaida, Thomas J. Lampoltshammer, Manfred Mayr, Thomas Schmuck, S. Sendlhofer, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Enhancing Learning with Augmented Reality: Teacher Candidates’ Perspectives on OptikAR

Yasin Ozarslan, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Mehmet Kesim, Anadolu University, Turkey

Session B3
E-Learning in Diverse Socio-Economic Settings

Chair: Don Olcott, University of Maryland University College, United States of America

Limits of Joy

Thomas Hulsmann, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany

I Feel Lucky and Proud! The Significance of Dialogic Collaborative Groups in Developing Professional Competence among Ambulance Workers

Line Kristiansen, Anne Mette Bjorgen, Brit Svoen, Yvonne Fritze, Lillehammer University College, Norway

Attitudes of Three Generations to Smartphone Implementation

Tami Seifert, Kibbutzim College of Education Technology and Art, Israel

Examining the Cultural Component of PLAR: Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition for Distanced Education Students in Myanmar

Emma Bourassa, Thompson Rivers University, Christine Wihak, Thompson Rivers University – Open Learning, Canada

Demonstration Session B4

Chair: Denes Zarka, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

Between Hospitalized Children and the Ministry of Education: the Italian Portal for the School in the Hospital

Matteo Uggeri, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Phenomenon Based Learning – Students at the Wheel

Taru Kekkonen, Otava Folk High School / Otavan Opisto, Finland

Big Foot – Intergenerational Learning for Social Cohesion, Regional Development and … Pleasure

Thomas Fischer, MENON Network EEIG, Belgium, Barbara Di Pietro, Goure Srl, Italy, Vanina Stoyanova, Centre For Development Of North-West Bulgaria Foundation, Bulgaria, Glykeria Thymiakou, Christina Strapatsa, Trikala Development Agency – KENAKAP S.A., Greece

Workshop Session B5

Open Education for All – the Role of ICT, Seminar of the VISIR Network

Andras Szucs, Livia Turzo, European Distance and E-Learning Network, Alan Tait, Open Univeristy, United Kingdom , Anthony F. Camilleri, EFQUEL, Belgium, Rita Misiuliene, Northern Lithuania College, Lithuania, Michael Goldrick, Learning Development & Disability Services, National College of Ireland, Ireland

The VISIR project – “Vision, Scenarios, Insights and Recommendations “is the initiative of European
networks aiming to develop shared vision on how ICT may help making lifelong learning a reality. The
theme “Open education for all – the role of ICT” will be presented from a broader perspective, beyond the
often used OER context: about openness of education from the perspective of making education “… open
to people, places, methods and ideas”. This will start from the most successful European initiative of the
OU UK, followed by presenting and few more cases and discussing with the audience along thoughtprovoking

Workshop Session B6

Fostering the Joy of Teaching and Learning through Open Educational Practices

Alan Bruce, Universal Learning Systems, Ireland, Elina Megalou, Computer Technology Institute & Press Diophantus, Nektarios Moumoutzis, Technical University of Crete, Sofoklis Sotiriou Ellinogermaniki Agogi Scholi Panagea Savva, Greece, Thomas Richter, Christian M. Stracke, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Open Discovery Space (ODS) is the largest e-Learning project which ever has been funded by the European Commission with a budget of 15.3 Mio € and involving 51 partners from 20 European countries. It focuses on the school sector and aims to design and develop innovative learning methodologies and instruments by promoting and realizing Open Education, opening up content by centralizing the access to European learning content repositories, and extending their functionalities through an own toolset. The workshop participants (face-to-face and virtual participants as well) will be encouraged in an action research setting to 1) exchange their experiences about their use of Open Educational Resources (OER), to 2) discuss barriers against the use of OERs and 3) jointly develop problem solutions.

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00 Parallel Sessions C

Session C1
Enhancing Learning Experience: Student Motivations and Attitudes

Chair: Christian-Andreas Schumann, University of Applied Sciences Zwickau, Germany

On the Flip Side of the Coin – Thinking Dispositions in Learning Blogs

Ela Peleg, Gila Kurtz, The College for Academic Studies, Israel

eTandem Language Learning Integrated in the Curriculum: Reflection from Students’ Perspectives

Jue Wang-Szilas, PLIDAM, INALCO, France; ESTAS, Université de Genève, Claudia Berger, ESTAS, Université de Genève, Switzerland, Ling Zhang, French Department, Hubei University, China

A Perfect ICT Course for Older Learners – Findings about Favoured ICT Course Concepts of Older Adults

Eline Leen, Frieder R. Lang, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

Online Learning for Students from Diverse Backgrounds

Miri Shonfeld, Ilana Ronen, Kibbutzim College of Education Technology and Art, Israel

Session C2
Smart ICT, Media and Mobiles for Learning

Chair: Sally Reynolds, Audiovisual Technologies Informatics & Telecom. – ATiT, Belgium

Case Study: Construction of 56 Instructional TV Programmes for English Language Learners in Turkey

Jack Koumi, Educational Media Production Training, United Kingdom

Virtual Representations in 3D Learning Environments

Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College of Education Technology and Art, Miki Kritz, Seminar Kibbutzim College, Jacob Gujski, Kibbutzim College of Education Technology and Art, Israel

Play School – A Site for Play, Collaborative Engagement and Learning

Cathie Harrison, Australian Catholic University, Australia

Creative Language Learning in Mobile Environments: ICT Supported Creativity in the LANGO Project

Alan Bruce, Universal Learning Systems, Ireland, Hedva Vital, Ha kibutzim College, Israel

Session C3
E-Learning in Diverse Socio-Economic Settings

Chair: Carl Holmberg, Consultant, Sweden

The Joy of Learning in Later Life – The Ap(p)titude of Tablets for Seniors

Sonia Hetzner, Amrei Tenckhoff-Eckhardt, Paul Held, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

Reimagining and Reinventing Democracy through Digital Storytelling – Global Citizenship Education in the “RIGHTS” Project

Monica Fasciani, Universita degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi, Italy, Birte Hatlehol, The Norwegian Public Road Administration, Terje Molster, Hedmark University College, Norway

Educational Robotics and Social Inclusion

Paolo Tosato, Barbara Baschiera, Ca Foscari University of Venice, Italy

Carer+: Towards a Digital Competence Framework for Care Workers in Domiciliary Care

Lubomir Valenta, 3s Unternehmensberatung GmbH, Austria, Margarita Perez-Garcia, Institut Iperia, France, Eva Suba, EDEN, Steven Warburton, University of Surrey, United Kingdom, Petra Ziegler, 3s Unternehmensberatung GmbH, Austria
Paper presented by Dr Stefan Humpl, 3s Unternehmensberatung GmbH, Austria

Demonstration Session C4

Chair: Eva Szalma, EDEN, United Kingdom

EuroCatering Language Training

Agnes Svendsen, EuroCatering, Norway

Changing the Distance Education Course Design Model

Rick Shearer, Andrea Gregg, The Pennsylvania State University, United States of America

NELLIP – Your Path towards Performance

Anca Cristina Colibaba, Stefan Colibaba, Monica Vlad, EuroEd Foundation, Romania

Workshop Session C5

Come and Check the Quality of TEL Provision

Airina Volungeviciene, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, Denes Zarka, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary, Claudio Dondi, Scienter, Italy, Anthony Camilleri EFQUEL, Belgium

This workshop is implemented in the framework of Leonardo da Vinci project REVIVE VET, aiming at enhancing the quality of TEL application at institutional, professional skill development and curriculum level. Quality criteria grids have been developed that are meant to guide institutions, teachers and trainers, administration representatives and professionals facilitating TEL application to implement self-assessment and peer reviewing of TEL practices. The workshop will table cases developed in the project for peer review among groups gathered in the workshop and discuss the benefits of peer reviewing with the participants. The workshop will present the tools developed in Revive VET project and suggest them for open use, to enhance skills in quality assurance through peer reviewing.

Workshop Session C6

Why Spend Time on Open Educational Resources?

Ulf Sandstrom, Swedish Association for Distance Education – SADE, Mats Brenner, University of Gavle, Sweden

The OER has become a World Wide movement and during this workshop, Swedish OER initiatives will be showcased by the Swedish association for distance education SVERD, with best practice and available resources on the Internet. Free course materials and how they are usually described under the creative commons licenses in a digital form of “right of public access” to course materials will be discussed. How do creative common licenses support the use of learning resources, spreading schemas and also in some cases how they are sold? How much of the course materials in the future will be OER?

18:00 – 18:30 Break

18:30 – 20:00 EDEN Annual General Meeting

Members of EDEN are invited to attend. All members of the Institution Section and
individual members of the NAP Section have the right to attend the AGM.

20:00 – 21:30 Book and Wine Party

Literature review with a glass of wine.

It has developed into tradition of the EDEN Conferences to organise a gathering in the end of the first day (now: 13 June) for the lovers of literature and good wines where they can share by short presentations their latest interesting reading experience. Please contact Ama Auvinen if you are interested to join as speaker. Everyone is welcome to listen and discuss over a glass of wine!